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Calcutta Chunky (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: S on S plied
Fiber: Acrylic (55%),
Cotton (45%)
Needles: 8mm (11 US) (0 UK)
Gauge: 10 sts / 10cm (4")
Hook: 8mm
Balls: 113g; 75m (82 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)
Styles: Solid colors, Multi-colored
Price: $$$$$

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Soft Cotton Chunky (91% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Whopper Cotton (90% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 66m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
Phil Matelot (81% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.88 balls of this.
Phil Country (79% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Denim Ultra (79% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (60%), Cotton (25%) and Superwash Wool (15%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Zoomba (78% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 140g / 104m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.72 balls of this.
Boston Sun (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Medley (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Zaps (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Big Value Super Chunky Twist (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Super Chunky (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Big Value Super Chunky (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 81m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Elena (76% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Big Baby Multi (76% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 45m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Shiver (76% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 46m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.63 balls of this.
Brushstrokes (76% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 35m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.14 balls of this.
Uptown Bulky (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Gold Leaf (75% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (89%), Wool (10%) and Metallic (1%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 75g / 45m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Mighty Stitch Super Bulky (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.88 balls of this.
Linie 292 Sal (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (49%), Wool (36%) and Nylon (15%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.50 balls of this.
Fashion Flame (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (60%) and Superwash Wool (40%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Jumbo (74% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Superwash Wool (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 58m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.